Global patent index - EP 0973584 A1

EP 0973584 A1 2000-01-26 - TREADMILL

Title (en)

TREADMILL

Title (de)

LAUFBAND

Title (fr)

TAPIS ROULANT

Publication

EP 0973584 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98912835 A

Priority

  • NO 9800095 W
  • NO 971391 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9842412A1] A treadmill for use at running training, comprising a drive unit (300) comprising a carrying frame provided with a drive organ (303) for operation of the belt organ, and optional organ (304, 310a, 310b, 311, 315) in order to raise and lower the treadmill vertically with respect to the basis; a main frame (200) comprising a first side frame (201a) and a second side frame (201b) extending generally along the entire length of the treadmill and mutually parallel for establishing the outer limitation of the treadmill, whereas the side frames are connected with two or more tie bars (205, 206) for stiffening the main frame, and each of the side frames (201a, 201b) establishes a first and a second guide rail (207a, 207b) inside the main frame (200) hidden by the side frames; a belt module (100) comprising a supporting surface (103) for supporting the belt organ and establishing sliding surfaces therefore during operation, and a first and second guide rail (102a, 102b) arranged by each side of the supporting surface (103) and parallel with each other, wherein the guide rails (102a, 102b) are formed generally complementary with first and second guide rails (207a, 207b), respectively, in the main frame (200), so that the belt module (100) can be pushed in and out respectively, of the main frame (200) at replacement of the belt organ.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A63B 22/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63B 22/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63B 22/02 (2013.01); A63B 22/0023 (2013.01); A63B 22/0235 (2013.01); A63B 2225/30 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9842412A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9842412 A1 19981001; AU 6752598 A 19981020; EP 0973584 A1 20000126; NO 971391 D0 19970324; US 6461278 B1 20021008

INPADOC legal status

2005-09-07 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050203

2004-11-10 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20040922

2000-01-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19990915

2000-01-26 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI NL SE